VIDEO: How Gospel Singer Jessica Reedy Battled Depression

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Former BET's Sunday Best runner up and gospel singer Jessica Reedy is dominating the music industry. First, Reedy debuted at #1 on Billboard's Gospel Album charts with her record The Heart. Now the musician is climbing the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with her latest album, Transparent. While it may seem … [Read more...]

One Direction’s ‘Four’ Makes Historic No. 1 Debut on Billboard Chart

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By Keith Caulfield, Billboard 1D becomes the only group to have its first four albums debut at the top of the list One Direction makes history, again, as the act's new album Four debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. They are the only group in the 58-year history of the chart to see … [Read more...]

Listen to Five Songs from Idris Elba’s Nelson Mandela Tribute Album ‘mi Mandela’

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By Colin Stutz, Billboard The album was inspired by the "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" shoot and pays tribute to the revolutionary and his late father British actor Idris Elba — best known for his roles in Pacific Rim, Luther, The Wire and last year's Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom — also … [Read more...]

Why, Taylor Swift’s Songs Removed From Spotify

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By Andrew Flanagan, Billboard Big Machine's sale talks are behind the move, a source tells Billboard Two days before Taylor Swift is predicted to shatter this year's first-week sales record, Big Machine Label Group has pulled the star's catalog from streaming service Spotify, prompting the … [Read more...]

Jhené Aiko Debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Chart with ‘Souled Out’

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  Jhené Aiko sails into the top 3 on the Billboard 200 this week with her debut album, Souled Out. Led by her latest single “The Pressure,” the LP enters at No. 3 with 70,000 copies sold. It also debuts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and R&B Albums charts. Her 2013 … [Read more...]

Ariana Grande Debuts No. 1, KEM No. 3 on Billboard

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By Ni'Kesia As we expected, Ariana Grande has yet another hit on her hands! Scoring her second No. 1 album in less than a year, the 21-year-old superstar is becoming a serious “Problem” in the industry. Catch more details after the jump! While we were very disappointed that Ariana's Debut … [Read more...]